bionic


bi·on·ic

adjective \bī-ˈä-nik\

of body parts : made stronger or more capable by special electronic devices

Full Definition of BIONIC

1
:  of or relating to bionics
2
:  having normal biological capability or performance enhanced by or as if by electronic or electromechanical devices

First Known Use of BIONIC

1963

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bi·on·ic

adjective \bī-ˈän-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIONIC

1
: of or relating to bionics
2
a : having normal biological capability or performance enhanced by or as if by electronic or electromechanical devices b : comprising or made up of artificial body parts that enhance or substitute for a natural biological capability <a bionic heart>

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